Last week of April, 2 weeks from summer vacation, and a snowstorm in Ithaca.
Sports and celebrity gossip, Mom knows me so well!
I got my Easter basket in the mail today. It contained the usual mini Cadbury eggs (my favorite part of Easter), and some other chocolate goodies.
Plus, two new magazines to read! I’m always ready to catch up on my entertainment news, especially when one of the Kardashians is on the cover! And what a perfect day to get something about the Red Sox since it is opening day after all! They lost, but they just need to get a win before their seventh game of the season to have a better start than last year. Let’s all keep our fingers crossed.
Thanks Mom and Dad <3
Anything you want, everything you want.
Do you have it? Good.
Now believe it can come true.
You never know where the next miracle is going to come from.
The next smile, the next wish come true.
But if you believe that its right around the corner,
and you open up your heart and mind to the possibility of it, to the certainty
of it, you just might get the thing you’re wishing for.
The world is full of magic. You just have to believe in it.
So make your wish. Do you have it? Good.
Now believe in it, with all of your heart.
|—||Perfect ending to One Tree Hill (via kimsherayko)|
Well, the first week back from spring break is just about over, and what a week it was! If I didn’t know any better, I would say it was summer instead of the very beginning of spring. The weather has been absolutely beautiful, but with that comes a major lack of motivation to anything, especially school work. It’s hard enough returning from a week off, but it seems like all of the students on campus, even some of the professors, are still in break mode.
It was so nice to be able to leave the jackets in my closet and break out the flip flops. I also didn’t dread the 20 minute walk to and from my apartment because it felt so good to be in the sun and warm weather. I even got some color! More of a burn than a tan, but what else is new!
Of course today, I was put back to reality a little bit because I had a test this morning. I think it went well, but it’s still tough to go to class when the weather is so nice outside. I want to take advantage of it before it goes away. This is Ithaca after all, so who knows when it’ll be back!
It’s safe to say I’m ready for the weekend. I’m so excited to see The Hunger Games tomorrow night. I’m going with my friends Meg and Kyla, who I haven’t seen since we left LA in December. I also have Newswatch Sunday, but other than that, I’ll be sure to relax!
It’s hard to believe there are only seven weeks until the semester is over, and I know it’s going to fly…and then I’ll be a senior, which is such a scary thought. But, there are still a few things to look forward to in the coming weeks. My parents are coming to visit for a weekend at the end of April, and I also get to play softball again for the first time in over a year. The Ithaca Bombsquad has a double-header, so it’ll be nice to hit the field again!
Before I know, it’ll be May 11 and I’ll be leaving Ithaca for the summer!
Procrastination is my worst enemy right now. I would like to say it’s this paper that I have due tomorrow and have been putting off, but my ability to find other things to do is actually the problem. I am so ready for spring break, but I still have to get through another week and a half. Luckily, I don’t have too much work to get done before I go home, but I can tell the days are going to pass by very slowly until then. That hopefully won’t happen, but Friday definitely can’t come soon enough!
What a weekend! My friend Kerry finally made a visit- she promised that she would come to Ithaca once during our four years in college. It was so much fun; I’ve never had a guest come see me basically because it’s too far for everyone to get to.
She arrived late Friday night and we just hung out at my apartment. Saturday, she joined me at an event in Ithaca that I was covering for Newswatch 16. She also got to walk around The Commons for a few minutes. Chili Fest was this weekend, so it was really crowded. She also got to try some local food: we had brunch at Collegetown Bagel and dinner at the Ithaca Ale House. That night, we met up with some of my friends for a fun night out.
Sunday, Kerry got to be in the newsroom for Newswatch, and it was fun for someone to see in person what I’m always talking about. It was a good show for her to see, and it was cool to show a friend some of the things I do at school.
She left this morning, and then I was off to class. As usual, another weekend went by too quickly. It was really fun having Kerry in Ithaca, and hopefully she can come again when I’m a little less busy.
Just completed the first live edition of Newswatch 16 Sunday! I did a package on the 4th Annual Designing With Native Plants Symposium, which was very interesting to hear about. Overall, it was a great show, especially for it being the first live one.
It felt great to back in the Newswatch swing. I thought I would be a little rusty, but once I got re-accustomed to everything, the editing came right back to me. I’m very excited for what this semester has in store, so be sure to tune in Sunday nights if you’re in the Ithaca area, or check us out on ictv.org! Also, check back here and I might post some of my work.
Another week gone and what a long one it was. I’ve been sick all week with a head cold, so I think that made everything drag even more. Despite not feeling well, it was an important week for setting up my semester.
Sunday, I had my ICTV auditions. I will be a reporter on Sundays for Newswatch 16, and I will be covering the Cornell women’s softball team for Sports Final (once their season starts, of course.) There were a few meeting here and there to get back in to the swing of things- going over the guidelines for each show and getting re-acclimated with the expectations from the producers and directors.
I’m excited for what this semester will bring. I definitely missed being involved with ICTV while I was in LA, so I’m ready to get back in the swing of thins and keep learning everything I’ll need to know before next May comes.
Hopefully, I can get some rest this weekend to start feeling better before everything really gets going. I have practice cast for Newswatch this Sunday, with a special taping time to accommodate some football game that night, or something like that.
Who am I kidding, I’m pumped for the Super Bowl Sunday. It’s going to be a tough game, and I have a feeling I’m going to be stressing during the entire thing. But, I do think the Patriots will win. No doubt the Giants are a great team, but there is something about this Patriots team that won’t let this opportunity slip away.
Stay tuned for everything I have coming up this semester. I’ll share some of my work for Newswatch and Sports Final, and I hope you all enjoy what I have to show you!